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Finley Center June 2019

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Eight months into fiscal 2019, the complex has had an estimated $31 million economic impact, the manager says. Read more

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Tattersall Park proposed master plan July 2019

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Greystone residents strongly objected to the proposal. Read more

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Hoover City Council 7-1-19

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The grocery store is planned to be built at the intersection of South Shades Crest Road and Morgan Road in southwest Hoover. Read more

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Strategic Development Concept June 2019

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Planning commissioners wanted a better summary and new plans for undeveloped areas. Read more

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But the council held off a decision to extend a fiber-optic line along Valleydale Road from U.S. 31 to almost U.S. 280. Read more

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Trace Crossings entrance sign 4-5-19

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Council President Gene Smith said a new connector road for Trace Crossings won't happen without the support of that community. Read more

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Parrish Building Co. wants to build a three-story, 60,000-square-foot self-storage facility and a 9,000-square-foot retail strip center. Read more

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PetSuites Resort revised layout Jan 2019

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The company eliminated the outdoor play area and added more soundproofing to the walls. Read more

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Bluff Park rezoning map 2-11-19

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Longtime Bluff Park resident Don Bennett wants to create a set of shops or a restaurant at the corner of Park Avenue and Valley Street. Read more

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Hoover police officers 2015

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Police officers now will be paid overtime for any time worked over 40 hours, instead of 43 hours. Read more

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Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato tried to lure the hospital to Hoover, but some council members opposed a proposed $20 million incentive package. Read more

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The council voted 4-3 in favor of the moratorium until city leaders can take a thorough review of their zoning regulations. Read more

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The Preserve town center rough sketch 10-8-18

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The commission also is recommending the City Council approve a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the corner of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. Read more

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Hoover City Council 9-17-18

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Some council members voiced concerns about the increase in spending in the budget, but a majority said they felt the spending was justified for a growing city with growing needs. Read more

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PetSuites Resort map

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The decision now moves to the Hoover City Council for consideration. Read more

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PetSuites Resort sketch

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Planning commissioners want more time to review a noise study. Read more

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Hoover council 7-10-18

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The council also voted down a proposal to raise residential rental and lease taxes for apartments and rental homes. Read more

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PetSuites Resort map

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Some residents and planning commissioners say they're concerned about dog barking and odors so close to people's homes. Read more

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Hoover council 5-3-18

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Some council members say they think more research needs to be done before action is taken and pressed for more cuts to expenses. Read more

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Hoover City Council 10-19-17

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The mayor and some council members said they weren't comfortable paying more than $500,000 to be able to host the convention next year. Read more

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  • Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (3)

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    Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (3)

    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato (at right in front), police Chief Nick Derzis (at left in front) and the Hoover City Council recognize Hoover police motorcycle scouts for taking first place in a motorcycle skills competition in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The team as a whole won first place, while Sgt. Brian Nelson (at left in uniform) won first place in the elite division and first overall, T.J. Denson (center) won first place in the novice division and 10th overall, and Adam Dozier (at right) won first place in the expert division and sixth overall.

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    Hoover city officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. From left are Councilman Mike Shaw, Mayor Frank Brocato and Councilman John Greene.

  • Hearts in Harmony 2019

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    Hearts in Harmony 2019

    Hoover Councilman Mike Shaw and his wife, Shelley, were among guests at the Hoover Service Club's 2019 Hearts in Harmony Gala at the Hoover Country Club on Saturday, March 2, 2019.

  • Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 30

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    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 30

    Hoover Councilman Mike Shaw sings the national anthem at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

  • Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (3)

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    Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (3)

    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato prepares to cut the ribbon at the grand opening for the 5,000-square-foot Hoover Climbing & Adventure center in the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Brocato was joined by a second-grade class from Trace Crossings Elementary School, two City Council members and representatives from the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce, Hoover Parks and Recreation Board, Hoover Parks and Recreation Department and Sports Facilities Management, which manages the Hoover Metropolitan Complex for the city.

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